Law enforcement agencies carried out searches in the building of rostransnadzora in Moscow. About it on the morning of 28 September, said the source , RIA “Novosti”. According to preliminary data, heads of capital management of the Ministry were detained on suspicion of embezzling large amounts. Their alleged suspect in covering up the illegal transportation of passengers from the railway stations of Moscow. While official confirmation of the raids and detentions were reported.
According Life, investigations take place in the building of the Central Department of the state road supervision of Federal Agency for transport supervision. Detained executives of capital management, the suspects in the theft of large sums, the Agency said. Entry and exit to the building is fenced by special purpose vehicles and police officers.
Familiar with the situation source told REN-TVthat high-ranking officials headed by the acting head of the office is suspected of covering up illegal passenger transport stations of Moscow. According to the interlocutor of the channel, we are talking about tens, if not hundreds of crimes.
Source REN TV confirmed that the building of the capital Rostransnadzor conducted investigative activities. According to him, the search was conducted also at the home addresses of officials.
Arrested about 10 personnel of the Department. Suspicion fell on the acting chief of the Department Igor Surzhikov, head South of the Department Igor Vysotsky, the state inspector of the Department of transportation oversight in the Western, southwestern and southern administrative districts of Moscow Denis Zuev and a number of officials.
Meanwhile “Interfax” citing a source in law enforcement bodies reported that it conducted about 30 searches. “In the case of receiving bribes officials of the regional departments of Rostransnadzor conducted about three dozen searches,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
The source of “Interfax” has informed that on suspicion in bribery detained two officials of the state road
supervision. According to him, among the detainees – the chief
the Metropolitan administration of Rostransnadzor, Igor Surzhikov and head South
management of Rostransnadzor, Igor Vysotsky.
Currently, suspects are interrogated, and the question about their procedural status. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the detainees were engaged in extortion from transport enterprises engaged in passenger transportation by taxi.
The source stressed that the security forces several months gathering information about the suspects. “Officials suspected of receiving bribes, were to develop operational units of the FSB and the interior Ministry for several months,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
Source TASS also confirmed that several officials of the state road supervision of Moscow detained on suspicion of receiving bribes from transport companies. According to him, in their offices and in places of residence is being searched.
Source: the head of the Moscow management of Federal Agency for transport supervision has suspended for a fortnight to searches
The head of the Metropolitan administration of Rostransnadzor, Igor Surzhikov, which, according to sources, have already been detained, was removed from office two weeks prior to the searches. This “REN-TV” said the head of one of the companies-carriers. According to her, a mixture of the two weeks already was not engaged in the business of government. However, according to her, she never heard that the head of the Moscow Department solicited bribes or anything demanded from entrepreneurs.
The Federal service for supervision of transport (Rostransnadzor) carries out control and supervision in the sphere of air (civil aviation), sea, internal water, railway, automobile and urban electric and industrial transport and road facilities. The Agency also is responsible for the technical supervision of sports courts and supervision of ensuring transport safety.
In April 2016, the head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin, the possible resignation which has been actively discussed in the press, reported the possible abolition of Rostransnadzor together with Rosaviation and Ministry of transport. In an interview to”Rossiyskaya Gazeta” head SKR has informed that the question of the transfer of the functions of these departments of a single public authority – Ministry of civil aviation as it was during the Soviet Union.